A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management

A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management

eBook - 2015
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A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management (second edition) is a comprehensive, evidence-based resource to lead oncology nursing practice, education, and research. Each chapter addresses a particular symptom, such as pain or fatigue, or an area of impact, such as spirituality or electrolyte imbalances. It takes a holistic approach, addressing a range of common concernsphysical, emotional, social, and spiritual. Some chapters also address specific populations that may have unique symptom experiences, including older adults and caregivers. All chapters provide definitions of relevant constructs and inclusion of useful theoretical perspectives; review of pathophysiology and etiology related to cancer and specific treatments; framework for symptom assessment, including diagnostic criteria; an evidence-based review of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management; delineation of the expected outcomes, and recommendations for future research.
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : Oncology Nursing Society, 2015
Edition: Second edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781935864530
Characteristics: 1 online resource (696 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Brown, Carlton G. - Editor


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